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You can lead kids to water but can you make them drink?
Feb. 10, 2014
Fruit-infused water was the star attraction at a recent tasting as part of a campaign to get kids to choose water over sugary drinks.
Committee releases CPS school repurposing plan
Feb. 7, 2014
CPS has dozens of shuttered schools on city’s South, West Sides. Possible new uses include housing and commercial.
Teachers union president vows to fight cuts to pensions
Jan. 31, 2014
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis says she’ll fight the sort of changes that state lawmakers want to impose on downstate teachers’ pension plans.
Charter group creates teacher pipeline
Jan. 30, 2014
Noble Street Charter School leaders want more of the network’s alumni teaching in its classrooms.
CPS shifts to more privately-run schools
Jan. 22, 2014
Despite protests and less than a year after closing 50 traditional public schools due to declining enrollment, Chicago’s Board of Education voted to approve seven new charter schools Wednesday.
CPS board considers adding more charter schools
Jan. 21, 2014
The board will vote Wednesday on whether to add up to 17 more schools to the system comes just eight months after Chicago closed a historic 50 schools.
CPS embezzlement mystery deepens
Jan. 14, 2014
A new lawsuit raises fresh questions about whether a former Lake View high school technology coordinator and coach could’ve acted alone.
Chicago Catholic archdiocese to close 6 schools
Jan. 9, 2014
Catholic schools superintendent refused to name the schools that will close Thursday.
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